Bonfire night in North Yorkshire

There are lots of incredible events happening to celebrate bonfire night in North Yorkshire. The hard part will be choosing which to go to! Take a look at our pick of some of the wonderful firework displays that are taking place this year.

Ripon Races firework display

Come along to the community fireworks display at Ripon Races. Head over to the racecourse for an evening filled with dazzling fireworks and lots of fun.

Date: 1st November
Time:  6:30pm to 9:30pm
Location: Ripon Races, The Racecourse, Boroughbridge Road, Ripon, HG4 1UG

firework display at bonfire night in North Yorkshire

Langlands bonfire celebrations

The theme this year at Langlands is The Lion King, so come along to watch the firework display, keep warm by the bonfire and hear music from the popular Disney movie.

Date: 2nd November
Time: 4:30pm gates open, 5:30pm bonfire lit, 6pm Disney songs performance, 7pm fireworks set to music from The Lion King
Location: Langlands, Shiptonthorpe, York Road (A1079), Shiptonthorpe, YO43 3PN

Thornton Hall Country Park

There is a huge bonfire and firework extravaganza taking place at Thornton Hall Country Park. Keep warm around the bonfire and be wowed by the firework display set to music. There’s also a live DJ, farm park activities and entertainment, fire breathers, and onsite bars and food stalls.

Date: 2nd November
Time: Gates open at 6pm, bonfire lit at 7pm, fireworks from 7:30pm
Location: Thornton Hall Country Park, hornton-in-Craven, near Skipton North Yorkshire, BD23 3TS

Bolton Abbey fireworks

Enjoy a spectacular firework display in the tranquil setting of Bolton Abbey next to the River Wharf. Fire eaters and glow in the dark jugglers will keep you entertained until the explosive firework display takes place.

Date: 2nd November
Time: Gates open at 4pm, fire lit at 6pm, fireworks at 7pm
Location: Bolton Abbey, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 6EX

fire dancers with flaming poles

Humblebee Farm bonfire night

Enjoy delicious, traditional German sausages and Dapper Deserts before the bonfire is lit and the fireworks light up the sky. There’s even accommodation on site to help you make the most of your night.

Date: 2nd November
Time: Gates open at 5:30pm, 6pm bonfire lit, 6:45pm fireworks begin
Location: Humble Bee Farm, Flixton, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 3UJ

Lightwater Valley fireworks

There will be an incredible fireworks display set over the theme park’s Swan Lake. Spend your day whizzing around on the amazing rides and end your night with the explosive firework display set to music.

Date: 2nd and 3rd November
Time: Fireworks start at 5pm
Location: Lightwater Valley Theme Park, North Stainley, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 3HT

Swinton Bivouac

If you want to have all the fun on bonfire night without the loud explosions, come along to the display at the Swinton Estate. Gather round the bonfire, enjoy delicious food and see the lighting of The Guy, without any loud noises.

Date: 2nd November
Time: Guy will be lit at 6:30pm
Location: Swinton Bivouac, Masham, Ripon,, Ilton, Ripon HG4 4JZ

firework explosion over North Yorkshire

Raven Hall Hotel firework mini break

Have a relaxing break on the Yorkshire coast at Raven Hall Hotel’s fireworks and fun weekend. Get a two night break in the hotel with bonfires each night, autumn punch and hot chocolate, dine in their panorama restaurant and watch the incredible firework display on Saturday night.

Date: 1st and 2nd November
Time: Friday to Saturday, all day
Location: Raven Hall Hotel, Ravenscar,Scarborough, North Yorkshire, Y013 OET

Selby Community bonfire and fireworks display

Come along to Selby for a wonderful evening with two firework displays! There’s also great entertainment in the town, with fairground rides and a selection of food to tuck into.

Date: 2nd November
Time: Bonfire lit at 6:30pm, fireworks at 7pm and 7:45pm
Location: Community Centre Field, Scott Road, Selby, YO8 4BL

Filey Lions bonfire

Come and enjoy a bonfire and fireworks in Filey on the North Yorkshire coast. Be sure to bring along your lantern for judging too!

Date: 2nd November
Time: Bonfire lite at 6:15pm, lantern judging at 6:45pm, fireworks from 7pm

girl looking at a bonfire

Tockwith Show bonfire and fireworks

This year marks the 11th annual firework display for the Tockwith Show. Come along and celebrate with them and tuck into some local sausages and hot pork sandwiches, homemade soup and cakes. There will be pre-show entertainment before the sky lights up with fireworks.

Date: 5th November
Time: Gates open at 6pm, bonfire lit at 6:30pm, fireworks from 6:45pm
Location: Showfield Cattal Moor Lane, Tockwith, YO26 7QH

Leyburn bonfire and fireworks

The volunteers from Wensleydale Round Table are planning a real show for you this year. You’re also able to buy hot dogs, soup, drinks, sweet treats and glow sticks which help to support the cost of the firework display.

Date: 5th November
Time: Bonfire lit 6:30pm, fireworks from 7pm
Location: The Shawl, Leyburn, North Yorkshire, DL8 5DG

Long Marston bonfire and fireworks

Join locals at the Long Marston village hall for their annual firework event. There is hot food served in the hall before the main event takes place with a stunning display. You’re also able to make use of their fully licenced bar.

Date: 5th November
Time: Gates open at 5pm, hot food from 5:30pm, bonfire lit at 6:30pm, fireworks from 7pm
Location: Long Marston village hall, Butt Hedge, Long Marston, York, YO26 7LW

fireworks during bonfire night in North Yorkshire

Poppleton bonfire and fireworks

Live music, licenced bar and hog roast all accompany the bonfire and firework spectacular at the Poppleton Centre this year. It’s going to be an amazing night.

Date: 5th November
Time: Gates open at 5pm, bonfire lit at 6:15pm, fireworks at 7:15, live music until 9pm
Location: Poppleton Centre, Main Street, Poppleton, York, YO26 6JT

Masham Community bonfire and fireworks

This is a fantastic free event for the whole family. Head over to Masham Holme for an evening of celebrations, with hot food and drinks available to purchase.

Date: 9th November
Time: bonfire lit at 6:30pm, fireworks from 7pm
Location: Masham Shooting Holme, The Avenue, Masham, HG4 4DS

So, where will you be headed for bonfire night in North Yorkshire?